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Jerry Brown is not done yet

The legendary four-term California governor just started a new gig as executive director of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Jeff Sessions just scared California into rejecting safe injection sites

Gov. Brown vetoed a bill authorizing them saying "it would be irresponsible to expose local officials and health care professionals to potential federal criminal charges."
Emma Ockerman

Massive wildfires have killed over a dozen in Northern California

The destruction is massive, especially to California's famed wine country in Napa and Sonoma counties, and to marijuana farmers. Farmers and wine makers are concerned that the smoke will damage crop quality and yields.
Zeke Spector
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least 11 killed in California wildfires, Hollywood speaks out against Harvey Weinstein, and more.
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The VICE Guide to Right Now

One of the 'Manson Girls' Just Got Approved for Parole

Leslie Van Houten, 68, has been OK'd for parole, but the final decision on her release comes down to California governor Jerry Brown.
River Donaghey
Vice News Tonight

Jails are replacing visits with video chats and families are devastated

The replacement of in-person jail visits with video calls.
Antonia Hylton
Cassandra Giraldo
Hot Hot Hot Takes

California Governor: Leaving Paris Agreement Is an 'Insane Move' Made by a Deviant

"We will not tolerate this kind of deviant behavior from the highest office in the land."
Jason Koebler
Donald Trump

Can California Really Start Its Own Space Agency?

Gov. Jerry Brown said the state would “launch its own damn satellites” if Trump makes cuts to NASA’s environmental science programs.
Jason Koebler
Donald Trump

California Governor Says His State Will Be a Sanctuary for Science Under Trump

Speaking at the American Geophysical Union, Governor Jerry Brown bashed Rick Perry and Breitbart News, and called upon attendees to stand up for truth no matter what.
Shannon Stirone

Another Stanford Rape Reported as Brock Turner-Inspired Bill Is Signed Into Law

Hours before California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law inspired by the incredibly lenient sentence given to Brock Turner, a Stanford ex-swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman, another Stanford student reported that she'd been raped in a...
Kimberly Lawson

A coalition of feminist groups want to block sentencing bill inspired by Stanford rape case

A group of 25 feminist organizations wrote a letter to Governor Jerry Brown saying that imposing mandatory minimum sentences on rapists will deter future victims from coming forward and exacerbate overcrowding in prisons
Tess Owen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

California Is Passing a Law to Prevent Another Brock Turner Sentencing Controversy

The new law, which unanimously passed the California State Assembly Monday, would require prison time without parole for anyone convicted of raping an unconscious person.
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